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Pier French Fries

12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
+1 207-934-2328
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (293 reviews)
“french fry” (12 reviews)
“poutine” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you travel to Old Orchard Beach a stop at Pier French Fries is a MUST There really good and expect to wait on line everyone goes there

Thank 298ronaldl
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Best fries on the pier! Worth the wait in line. Grab some cheese for dipping or put salt and vinegar on top and you'll have the full experience.

Thank 390terril
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This was so great. Having celiac I'm always nervous about eating out. This place was perfect. The French fries are so good. I'm looking forward to having them again. It was so pier food. Yummy!!!

Thank JenniferLanglais1970
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Try the poutine, it's outstanding. This is always a first stop for us when we visit the pier.

Thank Hollywood_Paul
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Everyone raves about these fries so we thought we would give them a try. Overall they are wicked greasy (old oil is my guess).

Thank Nspiry
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It's just fries that don't seem to be any different from those of countless fast food places and worse than many.

Thank Tristan H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had to try these and they definitely did not disappoint!! Delicious. Several sizes to choose from. Yum!

Thank kkm68
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Great as a late evening snack.....hot, fresh and perfect . A must have while strolling along the pier

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Typical food . I liked the fries but got heartburn after. Other items are okay, depend on your taste. Service was fast.

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I stopped to get a snack the staff is quite friendly and the fries are soooo good..Fries were hot and fresh.

Thank thumpbumppy
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26 June 2016|
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Response from pblagburn | Reviewed this property |
I know the fries are gluten free, they actually advertise that. I would like to say that because they publicly make that claim, they don't make anything else in the same oil but you would have to ask them directly.
Dear Jim E, We enjoy and appreciate the many comments and opinions from our thousands of annual customers. We are always looking To improve any aspect of our business from thoughts, both good and/or bad, from all of the patrons that visit us at Pier Fries every year. But you sir, have crossed the line. And because of this... On the rare instance this happens... I feel the need to respond to your post. Your hurtful comment of our "greed"... And how we have somehow compromised our quality of our product to benefit our business is both flat out wrong as well as irresponsible on your part. We hand cut EVERY SINGLE potato that comes into our shop... And your suggestion that something has changed recently in our 80+ years of business is quite frankly... A joke. I am writing this to defend my family and the 20+ young men and women who work for us, that tirelessly work their tails off to provide,what we hope, is the BEST product that can be sold. To that point... I invite you to come to our facility... Cut a 150lb barrel of our "frozen fries" for yourself... And I in turn will be happy to pay for your finished box of Pier Fries, out of MY own "greedy" pocket. Any... Time... You ... Would...like. We apologize if the order you had was not up to par. We try, with every single order, to make them the best experience EVER. And if this was not the case... Please... Come see me or my wife... And we will be thrilled to make it right. But to suggest that our "GREED" is involved in your batch of Pier Fries...????? We appreciate ALL suggestions and opinions about our business. And we hope to learn from each one of them. However, when you see fit to acuse me, my family and the ridiculously hard working young employees we have of being "greedy" and serving a product that is anything but the best potatoes, oil, salt, ketchup and anything else that makes us "Pier Fries" with no knowledge to the truth.... That is when I will respond with aggressiveness... To the great Place that we are. ....... Next time... Get your facts in order, before you decide to degrade a great Maine ICON... That we still are. Allan Buotte The Original Pier Fries OOB, ME
6 October 2015|
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Response from Moni S | Reviewed this property |
A well written response to some unappreciative customer. Consumers have taken the motto "the customer is never wrong" too far! And I know how hard it is to find good help, I admire Allan's defense of his employees. I look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-934-2328
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